2018 British Open: Don’t Invest in Kyle Stanley at Carnoustie
Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Kyle Stanley
For analysis of the top 90 golfers in the British Open field, check out this page. “Best odds value” and “Best matchup value” listed below are determined by a proprietary model built by Colin Davy. It factors in the course, plus a variety of weighted metrics and the betting odds. This isn’t meant to imply every player is worth a bet; we’re simply showing the most efficient way to wager on each golfer should you so choose.
Kyle Stanley’s British Open Odds
DFS Pricing: $6,900 DraftKings, $8,700 FanDuel
British Open History (2013-17): MC, N/A, N/A, N/A, MC
Odds: +20,000 to win, +1200 top-10 finish, +450 top-20 finish
Best Odds Value: +450 top-20 finish
Best Matchup Value: N/A
Tee Times: 9:15 a.m. ET (Thursday); 4:14 a.m. ET (Friday)
Stanley is coming off a poor performance in a weak field at the John Deere Classic, during which he hit just 58.3% of the greens in regulation. That’s not an encouraging sign considering how tough Carnoustie (nicknamed “Carnasty” by the players) is likely to be. He has poor history at the British Open and doesn’t seem to possess the short game to really contend here. His long-term talent is better than his DFS price tag, but this just isn’t a great fit for him.
Here’s how Stanley ranks in the British Open field in several key metrics. For many more, be sure to check out the FantasyLabs PGA Models.
- Long-Term Adjusted Round Score: T-29th
- Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-65th
- Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 44th
- Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-24th
- Strokes Gained: Approach: 51st
- Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-113th
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